Spring 2018 Congratulations

2018 Commencement Information:

  • Thursday, May 17, 2018 on the St. Thomas Campus. (Commencement will begin promptly at 1:30 p.m.)
  • Friday, May 18, 2018 on the Albert A. Sheen Campus, St. Croix (Commencement will begin promptly at 1:30 p.m.)
Application Deadline for Spring 2018:
  • Monday, January 29 through Friday, March 30,  2018.

How to Apply:
  • Students must apply online via mycampus.uvi.edu .  
  • No paper applications will be accepted.
Fee:
  • A non-refundable fee of $75.00 (this fee includes the diploma, cap and gown) is charged each candidate. Students receiving an additional degree will pay $25.00 for each. It is payable at the time of your online application submission. If the requirements for the degree are not completed, the student must re-apply and pay the graduation fee the next semester he or she becomes a candidate for a degree.
Note: Once application for graduation is paid students can proceed to the Bookstore with the receipt for 
           Cap and Gown measurements.
  •  April 6, 2018 is the last day to submit orders to the Bookstore without penalty. All Cap and Gown orders placed after that day will now incur a $75 express shipping fee.
  •  An email notification will be sent when Commencement Regalia arrive at the Bookstore.
Rehearsal:
  • Rehearsal Monday, May 14, 2018, Time: 4:00 p.m. - St. Thomas, Location: Sports & Fitness Center (SFC).
  • Rehearsal Tuesday, May 15, 2018, Time: 3:00 p.m.  - St. Croix, Location: Great Hall.
  • Rehearsal is mandatory!
Diplomas:
  • Diplomas will be distributed during Commencement as you cross the stage.
Caps & Gowns:
  • Candidates may pick up academic regalia at the University Bookstore St. Thomas Campus from TBA
  • Candidates may pick up academic regalia at the University Bookstore Albert A Sheen Campus from TBA

Participation:

  • Only students who have met all graduation requirements can participate in the Commencement Ceremony. All undergraduate students must have completed all required classes in their major with a minimum grade of (C) and a cumulative 2.00 GPA.
  • All graduate students must have completed all required classes in their major with a minimum grade of (B) and a cumulative 3.00 GPA. As a graduate student you are allowed the maximum of two (C) grades.
  • Rehearsal is mandatory!

Commencement Invitations and Tickets:

  • Each candidate for graduation on the St. Thomas Campus will receive one (1) printed Invitations and eight (8) Tickets. 
  1. TBA - Administration and Conference Center (ACC 203), St. Thomas
  2. TBA - Administration and Conference Center (ACC 203), St. Thomas
  • Each candidate for graduation on the Albert A. Sheen Campus, St. Croix  will receive four (4) printed Invitations.
  1. TBA:  Research and Extension Center  Room 107 (next to the Great Hall), St. Croix.
  2. Students are required to satisfy all university obligations before receiving tickets and invitations.  The following  must be completed before ticket/invitation distribution: You will be contact by the respective departments  when the surveys are available.
  1. Financial Aid Exit Interview
  2. Graduating Senior Exit Survey
  3. Institutional Advancement Exit Interview
Though representatives from the Financial Aid and Institutional Advancement Offices will be on hand to assist where possible, students are encouraged to complete forms and surveys beforehand, as instructed.

Additional Information:
Commencement Invitation for St. Thomas campus
Commencement Invitation for Albert A. Sheen Campus